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Ur (Fara-Ur I period) : Part of woman's headdress from Royal Cemetery

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Title: Ur (Fara-Ur I period) : Part of woman's headdress from Royal Cemetery
Author(s): Strommenger, Eva
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Mesopotamia : Eridu-'Ubaid period, Early Sumerian period, Fara-Ur I period, Imperial Akkadian period;jewellery;gold;book scan
Description: Numerous richly adorned female skeletons have been found. The position in the grave indicates that this jewellery once decorated the head. With it was a needle forking into 3 branches with rosettes and golden hair spirals. Large crescent-shaped earrings & numerous necklaces also found. Thought to be funerary because of symbolical shapes used in design. This example now in British Museum. -- "Royal Tomb", Meskalamdu(g) phase, c. 2685-45, gold, lapis lazuli, carnelian.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/201441
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-4145

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